[Python-Dev] Support for async read/write
jyasskin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 06:31:40 CEST 2010
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 8:37 PM, Glyph Lefkowitz
<glyph at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> I'd like to echo this sentiment. This is not about providing a 'safe'
> wrapper to hide some powerful feature of these APIs: the POSIX aio_*
> functions are really completely useless.
> To quote the relevant standard
> APPLICATION USAGE
> FUTURE DIRECTIONS
No comment on the rest of your claim, but this is a silly argument.
The standard says the same thing about at least fcntl.h, signal.h,
pthread.h, and ucontext.h, which clearly are useful.
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